[wawl-bawrd, -bohrd]
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Origin of wallboard

First recorded in 1905–10; wall + board
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Related Words for wallboard

Sheetrock, drywall, plasterboard, wallboard

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British Dictionary definitions for wallboard


  1. a thin board made of materials, such as compressed wood fibres or gypsum plaster, between stiff paper, and used to cover walls, partitions, etc
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